Standards Australia helps manufacturers fight COVID-1917 July, 2020
Standards Australia has provided a map of possible ways to get gloves, masks and surgical gowns from the warehouse to the frontline.
Worker's severe bulldozer injuries land company $375K fine13 July, 2020
An earthmoving equipment company has been fined $375,000 after a worker was crushed beneath a bulldozer belly plate, sustaining severe injuries.
NCCC forms working group to promote WHS during COVID-1910 July, 2020
An Industrial Relations Working Group, established by the NCCC, will help businesses operate and keep employees and customers safe through the COVID-19 crisis.
Tips for Retirement – New Augmented Reality Guide for Residential Facilities10 July, 2020
Residential Living Guide to Lifestyle & Health 2020/21
Call for mining regulations in Myanmar after fatal landslide08 July, 2020
An international advocacy group has called for the implementation of safety regulations in Myanmar's mining industry, after a landslide in Hpakant claimed more than 100 lives.
Spatial distancing rules: are they insufficient for health workers?08 July, 2020
Researchers have revealed that the recommended 1- to 2-metre spatial distancing rule may not be enough to protect health workers from contracting COVID-19.
Silica WES halved across six jurisdictions08 July, 2020
From 1 July, the workplace exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica reduced by half in six Australian jurisdictions to a TWA of 0.05 mg/m3.
WorkSafe ACT commences operations as independent entity08 July, 2020
The new and independent WorkSafe ACT has commenced operations, and will function as an independent entity to improve safety across the Australian Capital Territory.
Feedback sought for workplace violence and aggression draft code08 July, 2020
Until 23 September, Western Australia's Commission for Occupational Safety and Health is seeking feedback on a draft code of practice for violence and aggression in the workplace.
Software-based COVID-19 controls help protect onsite workers08 July, 2020 | Supplied by: OneLook Systems
The solution decreases COVID-19-related risks by ensuring that contractors and visitors are not allowed onsite until they are fully trained in procedures.
Combustible cladding database boosts fire safety07 July, 2020
Researchers have developed a database that offers flammability information and material properties for different types of common cladding materials.
Dreamworld: inquiry lessons and WHS reform06 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Lander & Rogers
Lawyers explore some of the significant findings from the Coronial Inquest, WHS impacts in Queensland and the lessons learnt for other states and territories.
Work from home in 2020, the new normal02 July, 2020
Dr ROBYN JOHNS explores the current work from home trend in Australia and offers some practical tips for employers in line with their work health and safety obligations.
Connected: manufacturing with technology01 July, 2020 | Supplied by: EU Automation
JOHN YOUNG explores how industrial managers in manufacturing can get connected with the latest technologies that monitor their workers' health and avoid injury.
Stand up for desk-based workers' health01 July, 2020
Desk-based workers face both physical and mental health risks due to the sedentary modern-day office environment. Researchers explore how this can be addressed.